All hail the queen — Queen Emma Stapleton makes her way to her coronation at the homecoming dance Saturday night at Hinsdale Central. Elle Bergevin was the first runner-up and Barbara Heidkamp was the second runner-up. Minutes before Athan Arhos was crowned king, with Jim Walker as first runner-up and Steven Botsoe and Jake Heiser tied for second runner-up. (Jim Slonoff photo)
Dist. 86 2015-16 budget comes in balanced
The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board approved a 2015-16 budget of $101.1 million at its Sept. 21 meeting.
By a 5-2 vote, board members approved the balanced spending plan, which projects a rise in property tax revenue of $1.1 million but increases in salaries and benefits totaling about $1.4 million.
In presenting the budget, Chief Financial Officer Bill Eagan said transfers of $4.8 million from bond proceeds and another $1.2 million in debt certificates brought the budget in balanced. ... read more